Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Applied Developmental Science

Overview

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies mission is to generate, disseminate, and apply knowledge about human development across the lifespan, in the context of family, culture, and society. Our goal is to use this knowledge to help resolve societal and developmental challenges faced by children, families, and our aging population, and to promote optimal development and opportunities for all.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Applied Developmental Science

  • Adult development and aging
  • Cultural context and diversity
  • Emotion, regulation, and relational processes
  • Risk, resiliance, and relational processes
  • Treatment, intervention, and prevention science

Next Steps

Requirements

Coursework, credit requirements, and more information is available in the Colorado State University general catalog. Please contact your department representative with program-related questions.

Student Employment

Graduate students interested in employment positions (GTA, GRA, GSA appointments and hourly positions) should contact their advisor and their departmental graduate coordinator for the process to apply.

Financial Aid

Application Deadline Dates

Department Deadlines

  • Fall – January 2